Acceptable Forms of Payment

United States District Court Fee Schedule

Fees may be paid in cash, by certified check, money order or credit card. All major credit cards are accepted. Personal checks will be accepted from attorneys admitted to practice in the Southern District of New York. Please make your check or money order payable to the “Clerk of Court-SDNY”

There is an additional administrative fee of $50.00 for all new Civil Actions filed in the Court.  The Clerk in White Plains will not accept cash payment in excess of $100.00.

Effective December 1, 2013, the fee for filing a Notice of Appeal (Civil and Criminal) will increase to $505.00.  The fee for Record Retrieval will increase to $64.00 for one box of records; $39.00 each additional box. Continue reading